Bishop T. D. Jakes is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and church in Dallas, Texas. Named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine, his impact is felt beyond the pulpit, including his conference series such as MegaFest, which drew tens of thousands in 2017, Woman, Thou Art Loosed!, and the annual International Leadership Summit, a standard bearer for ecclesial learning. Jakes is a devoted philanthropist who serves communities around the world. His media and entertainment empire spans film, television, radio, music, books, and an award-winning music label. His films include “Miracles from Heaven,” and a made-for-TV-film, “Faith under Fire.” Jakes is The New York Times bestselling author of dozens of books, including “Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive” and “Destiny: Step Into Your Purpose.” His upcoming book, “Don’t Drop The Mic: The Power of Your Words Can Change the World,” is scheduled for release on April 20, 2021. Married to Serita for more than three decades, he is a father of five.